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Cygnus spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station
The module delivers 3500 kg of load, total volume 27 cubic meters
The Cygnus spacecraft, dedicated to deliver supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), has been successfully launched by an Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia.Cygnus comprises two main sections: a Service Module from Northrop Grumman, and an enhanced Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) developed and built by Thales Alenia Space (TAS), a joint-venture betweenThales (67%) and Leonardo (33%)....
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